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Tissington Trail

21 km / 13 miles

Along the former Tissington Railway north from Asbbourne in Derbyshire as far as Parsley Hay. Makes a good link into the Pennine Bridleway and Midshires Way.

One of several former railway lines, collectively the White Peak Trails, providing useful links with many other routes through the White Peak area and which are open for use by walkers and cyclists. They are the High Peak Trail (18 miles) Cromford - Dowlow; Tissington Trail (13 miles) Ashbourne - Parsley Hay, where it connects with the High Peak Trail; Monsal Trail (9 miles) Wye Dale - Coombs Viaduct, Bakewell; Manifold Trail (8 miles) Hulme End - Waterhouses.


Path Type
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Easy; Former Railway
SK175469 - Ashbourne, Derbys
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SK147633 - Parsley Hay, Derbys
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Walking the Tissington Trail (John Merrill Foundation - 1993)
John Merrill Challenge Walk Reference Book (John Merrill Foundation - 2013)
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Badge & Certificate
Badge & Certificate for Tissington Trail (John Merrill Foundation)

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Church Farm Cottages  (bookable online)
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Orchard Dales Bed & Breakfast  (bookable online)
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Hillcrest House  (bookable online)
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Hoe Grange Holidays  (bookable online)
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The Charles Cotton Hotel  (bookable online)
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Route Profile:

20.7 Km (12.9 miles)
403 m (1,322 ft) ascent
352 m (1,155 ft)  maximum height